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Ronald Wheeler, MD

Education & Background

Medical School:
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Internship (Surgical):
Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA

Stanford University Medical Center & Affiliated Hospitals

H. Houston Merritt Clinical Fellowship in Cerebral Palsy
Pediatric Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
And Allied Diseases
Children's Hospital at Stanford

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Diplomate, Arthroscopy Board of North America

Professional Organizations:
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Emeritus Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Member, Midwest Pain Society-Chicago, IL

Personal Interests:
Breeding quarter horses, showing horses competitively, trout fishing.

Prior to Horizon Health, Dr. Wheeler worked in Quincy and Macomb, Ill., and was the chief physician for Western Illinois University sports. Dr. Wheeler and his wife, Rebecca, have four sons, a daughter, and 12 grandchildren.

Additional Information
Dr. Wheeler joined the Horizon Health Orthopedics Department in 2017. He provides care for patients of all ages. He has performed 6,000 total hip replacements and nearly 3,000 total knee replacements. He also performs reconstructive surgery for ankles and shoulders. He treats elbow problems and has performed numerous hand surgeries.

Dr. Wheeler's background includes sports medicine, having served as team physician for many high school and college sports programs. He also treats traumatic injuries involving children and teens. A referral is not needed to see Dr. Wheeler.

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Ronald Wheeler, MD

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727 E. Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
Phone: 217-466-4714


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